Mojave Desert Panorama…

El Paso Mountains.

Equipment: DJI Phantom 4. Photo by Scott Schwartz.

Droning Over The Mojave Desert: Iron Canyon…

Photo by Scott Schwartz.

This image was taken as my DJI Phantom 4 was hovering over an area in the El Paso Mountains. The trail shown in the photo seems to disappear into the hills at the upper right. In truth, the trail runs through an area that is known as Iron Canyon.

Iron Canyon was once home to outlaws and bandits, who hid in its various gullies and nooks.

Craggy Robber’s Roost…

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One of the advantages in using a drone for photography, is that it enables one to really explore the little nooks and crannies of large rock formations, vicariously.

This image was taken at “Robber’s Roost”, which is in California’s Mojave Desert.  Robber’s Roost is thought to have been the hide-out of outlaw Tiburcio Vasquez and his men, while they were making plans to rob a nearby stage-coach station.